Westminster Hall debates: 8 March 2011

09 March 2011

Westminster Hall debates provide MPs an opportunity to debate local or national issues and to receive a response from a government Minister.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debates via Parliament TV and Commons Hansard. Also, find more information about current parliamentary material in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

Young offenders

Paul Maynard, Conservative MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys moved a debate on the subject of treatment of young offenders in the criminal justice system.

Armed Forces (Pensions and Benefits)

Steve Rotheram, Labour MP for Liverpool, Walton moved a debate on the effect of government changes to pensions and benefits on the armed forces.

University admission

James Clappison, Conservative MP for Hertsmere moved a debate on university admission outcomes. 

Voluntary sector (Nottingham)

Lilian Greenwood, Labour MP for Nottingham South moved a debate on the effects of spending reductions on the voluntary sector in Nottingham.

Eco-island Strategy (Isle of Wight)

Andrew Turner, Conservative MP for the Isle of Wight, moved a debate on the eco-island strategy for the Isle of Wight.

Westminster Hall debates

Westminster Hall adjournment debates allow MPs to discuss issues of local or personal interest which rarely have time to be debated in the main Chamber of the House of Commons. MPs can discuss a variety of issues and receive a response from a government Minister.

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